Way too many people follow way too much bad advice when it comes to leading a healthier life. It’s not always their fault: There’s lots of misinformation on the internet and in books. And we all want to believe that there’s a quick fix for bad eating or exercise habits.
But the truth is, there’s not a quick fix—but there are facts that are important to know and follow, and myths to avoid. Take starvation diets: Their only guarantees are that they’ll mess up your metabolism for the future and diminish your muscle mass (please do not confuse starvation with intermittent fasting — THAT has proven health benefits).
Want to learn more? Check out these 6 dieting myths in this guest post infographic.